Sep 21, 2010 6:00am EDT
'rfeeli some of that chill here wh hi presse pushing down from eastern canada through the mid atlantic states. clear sky. plenty of sun. it should get us up to near 80 by afternoon. and then cool tonight. not as chilly as this morning. warming up with a southwesterly breeze. it will keep it on the summery side. jerry, how is the traffic? >> we continue to follow breaking news where the accidt remains two right lanes remain closed. all this occurred on the inner loop of the beltway between i-66 and route 7. two left lanes get by. it's jammed leaving springfield all the way up. unfortunatel there is no shoulder because that's part of the construction zone there. we have to wait for the tow trucks to get there. can't move the cars out until the tow trucks arrive a pull them out completely. be forewarned. from springfield to 66 it is a nightmare. over on 66, because of the location of t accident, making for an extremely difficult merge coming in on 66 trying to get on to or beyond the capital beltwy. 66 delays begin centerville most of the way in. that, too, is a parking lot. drop down route 50.
Sep 30, 2010 7:00am EDT
is at the consumer produs safety commission. >> good morning. the consumer products safety commission an canada are announcing these recalls, a lot of fisher-price brand name items here. we begin with 7 million fisher-price trikes and tough trikes sold in the u.s. and canada. the trikes he a protruding plastic key known to cause injury to children's genitals. they are intended for childn between the ages of 2nd 5, sold from january of '97 through september 2010. if you have one, fisher-price will replace that key. also replacing mor than a million healthy care, easy clean and close to me high chairs. there are pegs on the back of e legs meant for storage and reports of at least 14 children being injured after falling on or against those pegs. fisher-pce recalling more than 3 million infant toy sold under a number of names, baby play zone, gymnastics, ocean wonders, a choking hazard there and 120,000 little people wheelies because they can come off and cause a choking hazard. fisher-price this morning said it wants to assure its customers its products are overwhelmingly safe. we talked to the co
Sep 22, 2010 7:00am EDT
. >> oktoberfest is a 16-dame event that originated in what country. russia, ireland, germany or canada? >> jaerm agermany. >> that seemed easy. october fest started in 1810, so this is the 200th anniversary. i' not sure if you're planning on attending. maybe you should go there on the road. it's the 200th anniversary. it started in 1810. over 6 million people come. if you go, beware of the people that drink too much beer, they're lled beer licken, beer corpses. back across to kathie. i went to one of those once. true or false, pumpkins can grow to be over 1,000 pounds? >> true. >> there you go from wisconsin. >> so smart. 1,000-pound pumpkin. >> christy grew a pumpkin 725 pounds, the circumference was over 16 feet. >> can you imagine carving and cleaning the guck out of that thing? >> there's an intense technique that not everybody can do. >> ba across to kath. >> a full moon in the fall is commonly referred to as what? blue moon, harvest moon, waxing mo or waning moon? >> harvest moon. >> yep. called the harvest money. >> we just had one miss so far. >> harvestoon is the full moon that comes cl